Re: Binding ssh to a loopback address

From: Chen Peng Lim (chenplim_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 05/07/05

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    Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 11:23:23 -0700 (PDT)
    To: Darren Tucker <dtucker@zip.com.au>
    
    

    Thanks for the explanation ! that works !

    cp

    Darren Tucker wrote:

    > CP Lim wrote:
    >
    >> I was trying to forward a remote port to one at
    local (but not
    >> 127.0.0.1) by doing :
    >>
    >> ssh -b 127.0.0.2 -L80:localhost:80 remotehost
    >
    >
    > That's a local forward, but what you're describing
    is a remote
    > forward. I'm assuming the command is correct but
    the description is
    > wrong (since you also said it works w/out the -b.
    >
    > Anyway, that command will try to bind the client's
    end of the SSH
    > connection to 127.0.0.2, so what you're trying to do
    is make an SSH
    > connection from 127.0.0.2 to your remotehost.
    Sending the connection
    > out 127.0.0.2 won't go anywhere (hence the "no route
    to host" error).
    >
    > What you need to do is this:
    >
    > ssh -L 127.0.0.2:80:localhost:80 remotehost
    >

                    
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